Shades Of Green

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What Shade of Green Are YOU?

Want to live a greener lifestyle but not sure where to start?

Today, it's not a matter of whether we want to be green-it's more about how green we can be and where we start.

Shades of Green is a practical guidebook that allows you to become green-at a pace and in a way that fits your lifestyle and individual starting point. The ideas in this book ...

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Overview

What Shade of Green Are YOU?

Want to live a greener lifestyle but not sure where to start?

Today, it's not a matter of whether we want to be green-it's more about how green we can be and where we start.

Shades of Green is a practical guidebook that allows you to become green-at a pace and in a way that fits your lifestyle and individual starting point. The ideas in this book are reasonable, achievable and arranged in such a way that you can become greener when and how you want. Become your shade of green!

Learn about environmental problems and challenges we face today. Then learn solutions YOU can apply to those problems, personally, at home.

This book is by the different rooms in your home.

  • How you can do to make your kitchen greener
  • How to adopt greener laundry practices
  • How and what to recycle in your home

But that's not all. Tips are arranged by degree of difficulty, starting with ideas anyone can do, all the way to tips for a totally committed green lifestyle.

Start today! Learn how to go to the next shade of green or merely catch up. There has never been a better time to get started! With Shades of Green as your guide, you'll make changes that matter-to you, to your family, to the future and to the planet.

It's time to go green-pick your shade.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440178450
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/23/2009
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Julie Vincent, APR

Julie has more than 25 years of experience in corporate communications, media relations, crisis management, marketing and writing services. She is president and owner of Wordsmith Communications Group, Inc., a full-service marketing communications consulting firm, and a public relations consultant, Diabetes Care for Roche Diagnostics.

Before that, she headed up the Corporate Communications department and served as North American spokesperson for a billion-dollar publicly traded company. She was also Director of Marketing and Community Outreach for a major student lendor.

Right out of college, Julie taught journalism, English, speech and creative writing on the secondary level and still holds a lifetime teaching license in the state of Indiana. She is currently an adjunct professor at IUPUI in the Journalism department.

A published author and a national award-winning corporate communicator, Julie has a B.S. in Journalism, English and Radio/Television/Film from Ball State University and a M.S. in Journalism and Secondary Education from Butler University. She also has her APR designation from the Public Relations Society of America and is a past president of both the Hoosier Chapter of PRSA and the Indianapolis Public Relations Society.

Julie, her husband Dave, and their son Gavin live in Indianapolis.

Robert E. Dittmer, APR

Bob has more than 28 years experience in public relations, marketing and higher education.

His current position as a faculty member in the Indiana University School of Journalism at IUPUI is the culmination more than 15 years as an adjunct faculty member with colleges and universities around the country, in both graduate and undergraduate programs. He teaches public relations courses, is responsible for managing the public relations undergraduate sequence, is director of the Public Relations Graduate Studies Program, and serves as the marketing and retention officer for the school. He is also a member of the university's Enrollment Management Committee.

He has served as the Director of Media Relations for both an American government organization with responsibilities for all of Europe, as well as for NATO with responsibilities for information management worldwide. Bob has more than 18 years experience in public relations and advertising agencies, working on a wide variety of clients in both Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer arenas. He is also an author, and literary agent. Shades of Green is his fourth published book.

With a B.A. from John Carroll University and an M.A. in Communication from Marshall University, and Accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), he is also dedicated to his profession. He was the 1998 President of the Hoosier Chapter, PRSA. He also served as 1999 Chair of PRSA's national Association Section and as Chair of PRSA's East Central District in 2001 (five states). Bob was elected to membership in the Indianapolis Public Relations Society in 1998.

Bob and his wife Susan live in Indianapolis.

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